Climate change has long been an incendiary issue, but as fires rage across Europe, private markets have an opportunity to step in and ignite new investment. ESG is a hot topic that can ignite fierce debate among fund managers. Still, with over $3 trillion in dry powder, the industry has plenty of firepower to tackle climate change, especially in areas such as green energy and climate technology. As things heat up – literally – this is the time to strike while the iron is hot and make a real difference to the planet. No sweat!